Parkway West High School

  • Parkway West High School serves 292 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Parkway West High School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.
  • Philadelphia City School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 292 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 292 students
Parkway West High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Parkway West High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Parkway West High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Parkway West High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 131,666 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has increased from 54% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,065 is higher than the state average of $13,538. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $25,209 is higher than the state average of $13,526. The district spending/student has grown by 41% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed 131,666 1,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 59% 89%
Philadelphia City School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue $2,743 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $3,628 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $19,065 $13,538
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $25,209 $13,526
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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